personally, he was able to make that change. i wonder, i believe this with all my heart, that if any of the senators and congressmen and women were in our shoes for one day, one hour, and felt the pain that we have without our daughter, you know, maybe they would find their own moral compass and take action over inaction. >> you're thinking if they experience what you have been through, they would know, understand a little bit more what it's like and actually work more towards some sort of legislation? >> i think if anybody could feel this pain, to move yourself forward or to help try, we owe it to our daughter grace. i feel we owe it to our country, to our children, but we wouldn't want to see anybody have to go through this again. >> the president has said, vice president biden has said they are still hoping for an assault weapons ban or some sort of control on assault weapons. is that, for you, is that a vital piece of legislation?